Read about first-hand accounts from MSF aid workers and patients.

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August 22, 2013

Two stories of people in Myanmar who went through treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis with MSF in Myanmar.

February 20, 2012

Tuberculosis and HIV patients in Myanmar are struggling to get lifesaving treatment as donors slash future funding.

November 17, 2011

Dr. Calorine Mekiedje, MSF medical advisor at the Dawei clinic in the south of Myanmar, talks about treating HIV/AIDS in a country where much about the disease remains unknown and is not discussed.

May 26, 2008

With an international conference of donor governments meeting over the weekend in Yangon, Myanmar, MSF Emergency Coordinator Jean-Sebastien Matte describes the needs that remain more than three weeks after Cyclone Nargis struck the country.

January 30, 2004

Frank Smithuis, MD, is the country manager and medical coordinator for MSF in Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma. He highlights how MSF teams are working in this isolated country to provide urgently needed care to fight HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis.